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Creating Your Best Career Yet!

Creating Your Best Career Yet!How different would the journey be if we realized we were part of creating it?


Poem by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (1749-1832)I have come to the frightening conclusion that I am the decisive element.It is my personal approach that creates the climate.It is my daily mood that makes the weather.I possess tremendous power to make life miserable or joyous.I can be a tool of torture or an instrument of inspiration;I can humiliate or humor, hurt or heal. In all situations, it is my response that decides whether a crisis is escalated or de-escalated, and a person humanized or de-humanized. If we treat people as they are, we make them worse. If we treat people as they out to be, we help them become what they are capable of becoming.

Creation ProcessBe clear about what you want.Write it down/do art work around itWhat does it look like? What does it feel like?Act as if it is already in motion and happening because it isSee it in your minds eye. What has to be in place in order to create it?


SupportWhat kind of support do you need around you to make sure you hold it in a positive light?Are you keeping your network active and staying connected?What keeps you connected and not reacting to everyone else? Are you acknowledging your successes?What you put your attention on GROWS.

Where are you putting your attention?


Supportive ToolsVision boardStaying connected to Professional Associations in your industry Support GroupsCoaching one on one or in a groupAre you working your network and asking for support? Are you giving back?Incorporating daily contemplation timeReframing the negative into the positive

What keeps your energy flowing and open?


Self-CareWhat do you do to take care of yourself and stay relaxed? And how often?

Stress and Negativity block the good from coming into your life.

Relaxation and positive thoughts create more of the same and help you manifest.

Are you acknowledging yourself?


Zapping Your TolerationsTolerations are things that we put up with that drain our energy;a situation a condition an influence of any kind that is allowed to exist

A toleration is often a hindering influence.

What are you tolerating in your life?


Causes of TolerationsProcrastinationTransitionsUnbalanced work and home lifeUnclear boundariesLack of resources


Idea BankWork EnvironmentJob TasksCo-workersEquipmentCar AppearanceBehaviorsUnfinished ProjectsRelationship IssuesHome EnvironmentFinancesHealth and FitnessEmotional NeedsSelf Harshness


The effects of Toleratingcan equate to something as simple as:Displaced Attention + Wasted Energy = TolerationsThought Starter How tolerations may affect your lifeDrains your EnergyIneffective use of your timeNo time for self careDisorganized thinking (overly cluttered thinking caught up with should, could and would)Saying yes when you mean no (no personal boundaries set)Distraction from achieving goals


What are the benefits of eliminating Tolerations?Increased positive energyAbility to be presentAbility to think clearlyEmpoweredMore timeMore organizedEstablished Personal Boundaries More focused on achieving your.


10 Steps to a Tolerating-Free LifeUnderstand that putting up with things is not useful to anyoneMake a list of 10 things that you are tolerating at homeMake the requests and take the actions to eliminate these itemsMake a list of 10 things you are tolerating at workMake the requests and take the actions to eliminateUnderstand that you are stunting your personal growth by tolerating thingsBe willing and committed to being Toleration-FreeStop complaining; instead make a strong requestInvest $1,000 to handle the tasks/chores that pain youDo steps 1 through 9 again . . . and again if necessary


How would eliminating tolerations impact you?


The Right QuestionsBy Debbie Ford

Will this choice propel me toward an inspiring future or will it keep me stuck in the past?

Will this choice bring me long-term fulfillment or will it bring me short-term fulfillment?

Am I standing in my power or am I trying to please another?

Am I looking for whats right or am I looking for whats wrong?

Will this choice add to my life force or will it rob me of my energy?

Will I use this situation as a catalyst to grow and evolve or will I use it to beat myself up?

Does this choice empower me or does it disempower me?

Is this an act of self-love or is it an act of self-sabotage?

Is this an act of faith or is this an act of fear?

Am I choosing from my divinity or am I choosing from my humanity?

Contact Info.

Katie SmithExecutive Search Consultant & CoachKatie@katiebsmith.comwww.katiebsmith.com303-955-0367